14 Truths People With Thyroid Disease Wish Others Understood
“I’m always feeling tired, [I experience] brain fog, memory loss. No matter how healthy I eat and exercise, I can’t drop the weight, [I have a ] hard time concentrating, all I want to do is sleep, [it’s an] emotional roller coaster.. It’s a daily struggle.” — Elizabeth Guerrero
Instagram post by Marina Gutner,PhD thyroid blog • Dec 16, 2016 at 9:02pm UTC
For most people, their brains peak at night causing them to not go to bed until early the next morning, others have medical conditions that stop them from going to sleep at night. When the body is running on low amount of sleep, the adrenaline kicks in one last time to keep your body awake and alert. This is why at night you are struggling with not being able to fall asleep because you body is using up the adrenaline saved to keep you moving; it is your fight or flight response time.